Policies & Partnership

Business Ethics
1. We are committed to conducting our businesses to a high ethical standard, and to ensuring integrity, transparency and conformance with applicable law.
2. We will not engage in bribery and/or corruption.
3. We will not tolerate money laundering and/or financing of terrorism.
4. We will support future initiatives aiming to protect human rights and the integrity of our supply chain.
5. We will disclose the material characteristics of the products that we sell.
6. We will act in accordance with anti-trust regulations.

Social Performance
7. We believe in and will respect the fundamental human rights and the dignity of the individual, according to the Vietnam Declaration of Human Rights.
8. We will not tolerate the use of child labour.
9. We will not use any forced, bonded, indentured or prison labour, nor restrict the freedom of movement of employees and dependents.
10. We are committed to high standards of health and safety in our operations.
11. We will not prevent workers from associating freely. Where laws prohibit these freedoms, we will support parallel means of dialogue.
12. We will not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, caste, national origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union membership, political affiliation, marital status, physical appearance, age, or any other applicable prohibited basis in the workplace.
13. We will not use corporal punishment under any circumstances and will prohibit the use of degrading treatment, harassment, abuse, coercion or intimidation in any form.
14. We will adhere to working hours and remuneration legislation, or, where no such legal requirements have been established by law, the prevailing local industry standards.
15. We will take reasonable measures to ensure the physical integrity and security of our employees and product shipments.
16. We will support the development of communities linked to our own activities, contributing to their social and economic welfare.
17. We will recognise and respect the rights of indigenous peoples and the value of their traditional, cultural and social heritage.

Environmental Performance
18. We will conduct our businesses in an environmentally responsible manner.
19. We will manage our environmental footprint by eliminating or minimising negative environmental impacts resulting from our operations.
20. We will ensure the efficiency of our business operations by managing our waste and our use of water and energy

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